Court of Session A Scottish local authority involved in arbitration proceedings with a building company following a dispute over a construction contract has had an application for a court order prohibiting disclosure of the identity of the parties refused.
(from left) Iliana Portugues, National Grid, Khadim Hussain, National Grid, Jamie Hepburn, MSP, Scottish Government minister for employability and training, Gregor Alexander, finance director of SSE, Craig McTaggart, SP Energy Networks, and Dave Gardner, director of transmission SSEN. Photo taken by
Two schools in Motherwell are to receive a facelift this year following the award of a £5 million contract to Kier Construction Scotland. Kier will start work this summer on Taylor High School, a comprehensive secondary in New Stevenston, and Braidhurst High School, a 600-pupil secondary in the For
The Raven’s Cliff pub A 40-bedroom hotel is to open in Ravenscraig, Motherwell, next year following a successful planning application.
Graham Construction apprentices Reiss Fleming, 17, Andrew Coyle, 22, Thomas McGoran, 19, Liam McMillan, 24, Kayleigh Murdoch, 21, Shams Rahimi, 24 with Fulton MacGregor MSP and representatives from Graham Construction and NHS Lanarkshire Coatbridge and Chryston MSP Fulton MacGregor visited the site
Construction firm Structural Metal Decks Limited (SMDL) has been fined after a worker was left paralysed following an accident at a building site in Kilsyth. The worker suffered injuries to his spinal cord and is now paralysed from the neck down following the incident.
North Lanarkshire Council has today granted planning permission to supermarket chain Lidl for a new Scottish Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) at Eurocentral. The food retailer is planning a multi-million pound investment in the relocation of its 400 strong workforce from Livingston to the new site
Plans that could lead to a major new development to replace the existing Monklands Hospital moved a significant step closer last week. The Board of NHS Lanarkshire has approved an Initial Agreement (IA) to rebuild the hospital or conduct a substantial refurbishment at the existing site.
A health and safety awareness course aimed at small and medium-sized construction companies (SMEs) working on refurbishment projects will take place in North Lanarkshire next month. Organised by Site Safe, Scotland’s Working Well Together campaign and North Lanarkshire Council, the free half-day e
A new link road which aims to unlock hundreds of millions of pounds for the North Lanarkshire economy has been given the green light. The £6.6 million road between Gartcosh Business Park and Glenboig is being delivered as part of the £1.13 billion Glasgow City Region City Deal.
North Lanarkshire Council has suspended three members of staff amid an ongoing investigation into corruption claims. The internal audit began after an anonymous letter to council leader Jim Logue made “serious allegations of corruption” about the council's procurement processes.
(from left) Liam Doyle, Allied Timber employee; Alistair Shanks, director of Allied Timber; Ian Gillespie, project services manager and Paul Ruston, job coach at the event A lack of advertising costs and filling vacancies with motivated employees are just some of the business benefits awaiting contr
Artist's representation of the National HVDC Centre Construction has started on a new technology centre in Cumbernauld that will test and de-risk the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain.
Scottish ministers failed to give ‘intelligible reasons’ for approving North Lanarkshire rail freight terminal
The Mossend site Scottish ministers failed to give “proper, adequate and intelligible reasons” for granting plans to build a rail freight super-hub on greenbelt land in North Lanarkshire against the wishes of the local authority.
Supermarket chain Lidl is to build a brand new regional distribution centre (RDC) at Eurocentral in North Lanarkshire as part of its ongoing expansion ambitions within the UK. The German company has exchanged contracts with Scottish Enterprise to secure the new site.